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The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 3

Caretaker Trilogy (Volume 3)

David Klass

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In Timelock, the thrilling finale to the Caretaker Trilogy, the end of life as we know it has arrived, and history will be made -- or lost -- at the hands of one young hero.

Jack Danielson has spent the last year saving the oceans and the Amazon, attempting to fulfill a prophecy that was written before his birth. Now he's more than ready to get back to life as a typical teenager and spend some quality time with his girlfriend, P.J. Too bad the world has other plans.

Wrenched away once more from those he knows and loves, Jack is thrust through time to the fiery deserts of the future and the frozen tundra of the Arctic, battling cyborgs, zombie warlocks, and scorpions the size of tanks. At least he has Gisco -- everyone's favorite surly telepathic canine -- to keep him company, not to mention the Ninja Babe, Eko. And he will finally be reunited with the parents who abandoned him so long ago, in order that he might save their dying planet.

But it isn't only a race to save Earth. As the clock ticks down before the final confrontation with the dreaded Dark Lord, Jack must decide once and for all who he really is -- prince of the future or humble human of the present -- and choose between the two women who love him.

Manhattan. Seven-thirty in the evening. Indian summer. No way it should be this warm in late September, but I'm sweating in my T-shirt as I run through the gloaming and feel the cold prickle on the back of my neck. Someone is watching me....

Praise for Timelock

"The author's style is perfect for the genre: fast-paced and suspenseful . . . Call it ‘Raiders of the Lost Earth.' ” —The New York Times Book Review

“Breakneck pacing and ecological earnestness . . . From ravaged, polluted wastelands to sublimely majestic glaciers, the settings are vivid and evocative.” —Kirkus Reviews"

“Another fantastic fast paced Caretaker book . . . Gripping.” —Jacob, 13"


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David Klass

David Klass is the author of many young adult novels, including You Don't Know Me, Losers Take All, and Grandmaster. He is also a Hollywood screenwriter, having written more than twenty-five action screenplays, including Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd; Walking Tall, starring The Rock; and Desperate Measures, starring Michael Keaton and Andy Garcia.

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David Klass

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